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Volume 17 Issue 4 - December 2011

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The WholeNote ListingsThe WholeNote listings are arranged in four sections:A.GTA (GREATER TORONTO AREA) covers all ofToronto plus Halton, Peel, York and Durhamregions (zones 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the map below).B.BEYOND THE GTA covers many areas of SouthernOntario outside Toronto and the GTA (zones 5, 6,7, and 8 on the map below). In the current issue,there are listings for events in Ancaster, Barrie, Belleville,Cobourg, Dundas, Elora, Fonthill, Guelph, Hamilton, Jordan,Kingston, Kitchener, Lindsay, London, Meaford, Niagaraon-the-Lake,Owen Sound, Paris, Peterborough, Port Hope,St. Catharines, Waterloo, Whitby. Starts on page 59.C.IN THE CLUBS (MOSTLY JAZZ)is organized alphabetically by club.Starts on page 63.D.THE ETCETERAS is for lectures, symposia,master classes and other music-relatedevents (except performances) that may beof interest to our readers. Starts on page 67.A GENERAL WORD OF CAUTION A phone number is provided withevery listing in The WholeNote — in fact, we won’t publish a listingwithout one. Concerts are sometimes cancelled or postponed; andartists or venues may change after listings are published. Pleasecheck before you go out to a concert.HOW TO LIST Listings in The WholeNote in the four sections aboveare a free service available, at our discretion, to eligible presenters.If you have an event, send us your information no later than the15th of the month prior to the issue or issues in which your listing iseligible to appear.MUSIC THEATRE: EXTENDED RUNSMusical theatre productions with runs of more than 15 performances do not appear in theDecember 1 Young People’s Theatre. Seussical. Music by Flaherty, lyrics byAhrens, book by Ahrens and Flaherty. Featuring Damien Atkins, Jane Johanson, BethanyKovarik, Nichola Lawrence, David Lopez, George Masswohl, Sharron Matthews and others.165 Front St. E. 416-862-2222. –. Runs to December 30, matinee performancesDecember 1Ross Petty Productions. The Wizard of Oz. Book by Baum, adapted-Extended run to Jan6, 2012.December 1Mirvish Productions. Mary Poppins. Cameron Mackintosh, produc-0. Extended run into 2012. Matinee performances Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 2pm.December 1 Mirvish Productions. Two Pianos Four Hands. A musical play by andabout two piano players. Written and performed by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt.Extended to January 5,2012--December 6 Dancap Productions. Memphis. -Runs to December 24.and Sunday at 2pm, some weekday performances at 2pm.December 13Lower Ossington Theatre. Joseph and the Amazing TechnicolorDreamcoat. Robert Wilkinson, director. 100A Ossington Ave. 416-915-6747. –. Runs to December30.DOUBLE ISSUE The next issue covers the period from February 1,2012 to March 7, 2012. All listings must be received by .LISTINGS can be sent by e-mail to or byfax to 416-603-4791 or by regular mail to the address on page 6. Wedo not receive listings by phone, but you can call 416-323-2232 x27for further information.LISTINGS ZONE MAP Visit our website to see a detailed versionof this map: www.thewholenote.comGeorgianBayLakeHuron675Lake Erie83 42 1City of TorontoLake Ontario34 thewholenote.comDecember 1 – February 7, 2012

Thursday December 01Young People’s Theatre. SeussicalCanadian Opera Company.Chamber Music Series: Creative Explorations.encesas artist-educators. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for the Nine Sparrows Arts Foundation/Christ Church Deer Park. Lunchtime ChamberMusic 416-241-1298. Free, donationswelcome.Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano and StephenRalls7052. .Toronto Public Library. Orchardviewers:Project Bird. Alison Melville, recorder and-Ross Petty Productions. The Wizardof Oz.Theatre Passe Muraille/Acting UpStage Company. Ride the Cyclone: A MusicalThrill Ride through the adolescent subconscious.Rielle Braid, Matthew Coulson, Kelly Hudson,-University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic. Opera Series: La Voix Humaine & LesMamelles de Tirésias. directors. MacMillan Theatre, Edward John-York University Department of Music.Jazz Festival. studios of Richard Whiteman, Kevin Turcotteand Lorne Lofsky. Martin Family Lounge, 219Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St. 416-Against the Grain Theatre. La Bohème.-Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone. Tranzac Club,Civic Light Opera. White Christmas.-production designer. Fairview Library Theatre,Dec 2–4, 7–11, 14–17. Start times vary.Diasporic Genius. Tumbling into theLight: A Musical Journey out of the Darkness.caltheatre performance, dance and visual art.A. Concerts in the GTA-Hart House/St. Michael’s College.Hairspray – The Broadway Musical. Hart HouseTheatre, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-8849.Miles Nadal Jewish CommunityCentre. Jazz for Mara: A Literary Concert Event.Author Lilly Barnes weaves readings from her-writer.750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211. .Mirvish Productions. Mary Poppins.Mirvish Productions. Two PianosFour Hands. “A play about music – the piano,the lives of the so-called ordinary citizen.” Writtenand performed by Ted Dykstra and RichardMusic Toronto. Quartet Series: St.Lawrence Quartet. lettTheatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts,Musideum. Coffeehouse Concert Series.bass. 401 Richmond St. W. 416-419-2248..Rose Theatre Brampton. Emilie-ClaireBarlow, jazz vocalist. Arrangements from theterheftTrio. 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-Tafelmusik. Baroque Splendour: TheGolden Age of Dresden.-three oboes, bassoon and strings. FeaturingPax Christi Chorale25 TH Anniversary Season2011-2012Pax Christi Chorale: Stephanie Martin, Artistic DirectorDaniel Norman, Assistant ConductorPax Christi Youth Choir: Lynn Janes, ConductorBruce Kirkpatrick Hill, AccompanistSAINT NICOLAS - BENJAMIN BRITTENWorld premiere ofWINTER NIGHTS - STEPHANIE MARTINSaturday, December 3, 2011 – 7:30 pmPre-concert chat with Dr. Katie Larson at 6:45 pmSunday, December 4, 2011 – 3:00 pmPre-concert chat with Dr. Katie Larson at 2:15 pmGrace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd., TorontoAdult: Senior: Student: Children (under 12): With orchestra and special guests:James McLean, tenorHavergal College girls’ choirBruce Ubukata & Stephen Ralls, duo pianists ofThe Aldeburgh ConnectionCanadian Children’s Opera Chorus boy soloistsTo order tickets call (416) 491-8542.or visit www.paxchristichorale.orgTHE CHILDREN’S MESSIAHSaturday, December 10, 2011 – 4:00 pm – 5:00 pmDesigned especially for the younger crowd,we encourage you to bring your children tointroduce them to a short performance of someof the highlights from Handel’s glorious Messiah.Children admitted free, adults pay what youcan at the door.Church of Saint Mary Magdalene,477 Manning Avenue, Toronto (at Ulster Ave)For more information, call (416) 531-7955www.stmarymagdalene.caDecember 1 – February 7, 2012 35

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